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  • Blog Post: Windows Store app development is coming to Kinect for Windows

    Today at Microsoft BUILD 2014, Microsoft made it official: the Kinect for Windows v2 sensor and SDK are coming this summer (northern hemisphere). With it, developers will be able to start creating Windows Store apps with Kinect for the first time. The ability to build such apps has been a frequent request...
  • Blog Post: Course simplifies creation of WPF applications

    KinectInteraction is a set of features, first introduced in Developer Toolkit 1.7, which allows Kinect-enabled applications to incorporate gesture-based interactivity. Developers can use KinectInteraction to create Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) applications in which the movement of the user’s...
  • Blog Post: Exploring v2 body imaging capabilities

    In a pair of related blog posts, Zubair Ahmed, a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional nominee and a participant in the Kinect for Windows v2 developer preview program, put his new v2 Kinect for Windows sensor through its paces. In the first post , Zubair demonstrates how to use the body source data captured...
  • Blog Post: Making Learning More Interactive and Fun for Young Children

    Although no two people learn in exactly the same way, the process of learning typically involves seeing, listening/speaking, and touching. For most young children, all three senses are engaged in the process of grasping a new concept. For example, when a red wooden block is given to a toddler, they...
  • Blog Post: The Kinect Effect

    Have you heard about the “Kinect Effect” yet? It’s a term we started using around Microsoft shortly after the launch of Kinect last year to describe the amazing and creative ways Kinect was being applied to fields beyond gaming. We’ve seen exploration with Kinect by artists...
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